“As gross as a bottle drive is,” says Wendy Bennett, fundraising director of St. Albert Minor Football Association (SAMFA), “you really get… Read
Kids can be reluctant about wearing second-hand clothes (particularly teens). They’re worried about what their peers might think of them if they… Read
Packing school lunches for your kids can be a chore, and it’s easy to fall into the same patterns—another day, another ham-and-cheese… Read
The air has cooled, the angle of the sun has shifted, and we’re falling back into our regular routines. It’s hard to say goodbye to August, but September’s sun-dappled leaves and the calm of familiar schedules are most delightful ways to say farewell to summer.
As you might expect, this issue is a natural segue into all things back-to-school. If you’ve ever considered hiring a tutor we outline some pros (and possible woes), plus a peek at how Canada compares scholastically to other countries.
We’ve got fun ideas for packed lunches and snacks (parents will appreciate the nut-free trail mix). You’ll take a local history lesson involving St. Albert’s Little White School, and explore an art project that functions as beautiful home décor.
Finally, I’d like to introduce ‘The Crosswalk’—our new crossword puzzle that we expect to appear in every issue. After all, why should kids be the only ones put to the test? We hope you enjoy it, and we wish you a stellar September. (Did you catch that? You will.)